Category: Remote Neural Monitoring

Want to replace painful memories with happy ones? ‘Total Recall’ technology will soon let scientists tweak our brain waves… but it may allow cyber criminals to ‘steal’ our minds

Want to replace painful memories with happy ones? ‘Total Recall’ technology will soon let scientists tweak our brain waves… but it may allow cyber criminals to ‘steal’ our minds

Steven Adams | The Daily Mail | Source URL It’s a dream long held by science-fiction writers: that one day we will be able to erase painful memories and create happy ones. But now scientists at Oxford University say that fiction is closer to reality than we might have thought. […]

This is how hackers can wipe your memory and steal your thoughts

Charlie Osborne | ZDNet | Source URL What if a hacker could one day enter your mind at will, stealing information, tweaking or eradicating memories, or causing debilitating damage? It might seem like a concept born from Altered Carbon’s stack technologies, but according to cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab and the […]

Brain implants used to treat Parkinson’s can be hacked and used to control people, scientists warn

Natasha Bernal | The Telegraph | Source URL Brain implants used to treat Parkinson’s disease could be hacked by cyber attackers and used to control people, scientists have claimed. A report by the Oxford Functional Neurosurgery Group and cyber security company Kaspersky claims that people’s memories could be exploited by hackers […]

Companies using controversial AI software to help hire or fire employees – and gauge whether they like their boss

Annie Palmer | The Daily Mail | Source URL Sometime soon, artificial intelligence could be to blame for you getting hired or fired. A growing number of employers have turned to AI to make hiring and firing decisions, as well as to determine how people feel about their bosses, according to the […]

Electric shock to the brain boosts memory ’15 per cent’

Henry Bodkin The Telegraph A device that gives the brain electric shocks has prompted hope for Alzheimer’s patients after an initial trial showed it could improve memory by 15 per cent. The US study was described as “promising” by British Experts, but they cautioned it was too early to say for sure if […]

Scientists Just Used Brain Stimulation to Literally Change How People Think

Dom Galeon Futurism HITTING THE RIGHT LOBES A team of researchers from Boston University (BU) has explored the possibility of enhancing a person’s ability to learn and control their behavior — in short, to change how people think — by stimulating the brain. BU researcher Robert Reinhart used a new form of brain stimulation, called high-definition […]

US Government on Verge of Reading Minds

Carey Wedler The Antimedia Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University recently made a scientific breakthrough using machine algorithms to accurately guess what people are thinking. In other words, as the university referred to it, they have “harness[ed] ‘mind reading’ technology to decode complex thoughts.” The researchers report that they can “now use brain […]